Category Archives: Upcoming E-Learning Courses

Climate Change and Human Mobility (10 January – 20 February, 2018)

  This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement. Course Description Migration has always been a way for humankind to react and adapt to changes in the natural environment, albeit often as a last resort. There is broad consensus today that ‘climate change’, also understood […]

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Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Development (17 January – 27 February, 2018)

Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Course Description This certificate course offered by the Human Rights Center of the University for Peace will introduce participants to the increasingly significant field of indigenous peoples’ rights and looks at the contemporary issues that have paradoxically […]

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Gender, Development, and Human Rights (1 November – 12 December, 2017)

Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Course Description This six week specialized online course introduces participants to the gender dimensions of the interface between development and human rights. Social constructions shape our identity, and thus, have critical impact on our daily lives. Diverse […]

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Protection of Internally Displaced Persons (25 October – 5 December, 2017)

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement.  Course Description This certificate course introduces learners to the various dimensions of human rights protection as it applies to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The rise of internal conflicts in the last couple of decades, accompanied with natural disasters […]

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Environment, Development, and Human Rights (6 September – 17 October, 2017)

Note: This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights. Course Description This certificate course offered by the Human Rights Center of the University for Peace looks at the linkages between the environment, development, and human rights and examines how these linkages may assist efforts to protect both […]

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Protection of Stateless Persons (30 August – 10 October, 2017)

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement. Course Description This certificate course introduces learners to the international system for protection of Stateless Persons, and the reduction and prevention of statelessness. Addressing Statelessness is an imperative in today’s world, given that there are more than […]

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